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, connecticut police investigators threatening facebook posts. and bullying can devastate, just days ago a 15-year-old who was taunted on-line took her own life. the stories are new, but bullying is not. assembly member laura faced it has a child. >> did your school keep you safe? >> my school did not, no. i felt i was alone in this. >> reporter: is did safe now? are we doing enough now? how would you respond? >> i would say i don't think we're doing enough. >> reporter: since 199 ten state laws about discrimination and bully having passed and two went into effect in july. one of those laws provides a paper trail. we sifted through hundreds of federal discrimination complaints and struggled to find any that dealt directly with bullying and the state says won't find any in the uniform complaints either because it wasn't included in the definition, but it is now. they still advise people to go to teachers. >> this law has a clause for teachers tover vein when safe to do so and when they witness a case of bulling whying. that is the first time that instance has been codified in a sense. >> r
, connecticut police investigated threatening facebook posts and bullying can devastate. just days ago a 15-year-old took her own life. the stories are new but bullying is not. assembly member faced as a child. did your school keep you safe? >> my school, no. i felt that i was alone in this. >> reporter: is it safe now? are we doing enough now? >> i would say, i don't think we're doing enough. >> reporter: since 1999, 10 state laws about discrimination and bullying passed. two went into effect in july. one those laws provides a paper trail. we sifted through hundreds of federal discrimination compliant and struggled to find any that dealt directly with bullying. the state says you will not find any in its uniform complaint system either. that's because bullying wasn't included. educators still advise people to go to teenagers first. >> this law has the claw that's requires teachers to intervene when they witness act of bullying. >> reporter: for at first time ever, a $400,000 school audit is under way. >> i want to see what's in place. to see if the teachers know what the rules are, know what
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